Usman Dar Pledges resolve to further empower youth under KJP

The Special Assistant said Pakistan will also host 10th Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Conference in August this year. He said Youth Ministers from fifty-four countries will be participating in the conference.

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Islamabad, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar says the year 2022 will be observed as the Year of Youth in Pakistan. Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said multiple activities, including jobs, skills, art, and culture fairs as well as sports events, will be arranged to facilitate the youth for employment during the year.

The Special Assistant said Pakistan will also host the 10th Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Conference in August this year. He said Youth Ministers from fifty-four countries will be participating in the conference.

He said the conference will prove to be an important platform to present a soft image of the country and showcase youth talent.

Sharing data of the Kamyab Jawan Programme, the Special Assistant said two to three billion rupees are being disbursed among the youth for entrepreneurship every month, and during the last three months, over eight billion rupees were distributed. He said five thousand new businesses were started with this amount and 15,000 people got jobs.

Under Kamyab Jawan Skills for All initiative, he said, sixty thousand scholarships are being offered. He said one hundred thousand scholarships have already been provided.

The Special Assistant said the youth who have an interest in sports are also being fully encouraged to grow under Kamyab Jawan Sports Talent Hunt Programme. He said the talent hunt is being carried out in twelve sports. He said the government intends to make sportsmen able to earn their livelihood in a respectable way.

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